Obituary: Bart Lipowski


August 24, 1949 – December 29, 2021

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Bart LipowskiBart Lipowski, age 72, of Crown Point, IN passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021. Beloved husband of Harriet T. Lipowski, nee Szczepkowska. Loving father of Bernadette (Jeff) Kettwig, Justine (Joshua) Hanna, Michael Lipowski, and Bridget Cook. Cherished Dziadzia of Jacob and Claudia Kettwig, Lucas and Olivia Hanna, and Kennedy Cook. Preceded in death by his parents John and Harriet Lipowski. Bart also leaves behind many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends locally and in Poland. He was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

Private family visitation Friday, December 31, 2021, from 9 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 10 a.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery – Justice, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Carmelite Fathers (1628 Ridge Road, Munster, IN 46321) are greatly appreciated. For more information, please call 219-322-7300 or visit our online obituary and guestbook at